CELL FACTORIES

We offer R&D services to the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries.
We are specialized in microbial strain and bioprocess design and development, including fermentation and downstream set-up and optimization, for the overproduction of valuable metabolites, such as proteins, specialized sugars and biopolymers

OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES

  • Cost-effective, business oriented approach

  • Full confidentiality basis

  • From laboratory conditions to industrial production

  • Permanent interaction with customer teams

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Interdisciplinary expertise

  • In house omic technologies

MAIN ACTIVITIES

MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

BIOPROCESSES

CONTRACT MANUFACTURING OF MICROBIAL METABOLITES

  • Lab-scale proof of concept
  • Strain isolation and characterization
  • Culture media optimization
  • Genetic improvement of strains
  • Biocatalyst design
  • mL to 300L in house process units
  • Fermentation development from lab to pilot scale
  • Downstream implementation
  • Fine purification of metabolites
  • Definition of product specifications
  • Batch-wise Manufacturing
  • Pilot scale purification
  • In house assessment of functionality
  • Versatile process controls and at-line analytics

APPLICATIONS

SELECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF BSL1 MICROBIAL STRAINS

CUSTOM CLONING FOR PROTEIN FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION

ENZYME SCREENING FOR CATALYTIC APPLICATIONS

BIOMOLECULES PRODUCTION UP TO INDUSTRIAL SCALE

CHARACTERIZATION OF TROUBLESOME SAMPLES

WASTE CONVERSION INTO HIGH-ADDED VALUE PRODUCTS

OUTSOURCING AND VALIDATION OF NOVEL RAW MATERIALS

FEASIBILITY AND COST ASSESSMENT OF BIOPROCESSES